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Class-Action Settlement to Protect LAUSD and Compton Students from Being Assigned to `Fake’ Classes
November 12, 2015
The state Board of Education recently voted to approve a settlement in a class-action lawsuit brought on behalf of students who lost learning time because they were placed in so-called “fake” ... read more »
Summit on Educational Excellence for African Americans Held at Loyola Marymount University
November 5, 2015
President Obama’s recently approved Educational Excellence for African Americans Initiative held a summit on Wednesday, Oct. 28 at Loyola Marymount University to address issues impacting the academic success of African Americans. ... read more »
Lee, Dems Say Republican Spending Policy Unfairly Hurts Families of Color, Students
October 29, 2015
House Democrats, including California Congresswoman Barbara Lee, came to Howard University last Tuesday to dramatize how, they say, Republican-initiated federal funding policies are disproportionately hurting black and Hispanic college students, ... read more »
USC Announces New Nursing Program
August 13, 2015
USC and the education website 2U Inc. announced plans last week to develop an online Master of Science in Nursing program for aspiring family nurse practitioners. ... read more »
Back to School’s “Three R’s”: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle
August 5, 2015
As nearly 50 million students head back to elementary and secondary school, and an additional 21 million students go back to college, Waste Management encourages parents, students and educators to think about ways to make this school year a lesson in sustainability. ... read more »
The Name Game: Colleges Rebrand to Get More Students
July 15, 2015
Community colleges, state colleges, and universities across the nation are rebranding themselves to attract more students paying out-of-state tuition rates, which includes foreign students as well, to ease the financial concerns of a growing number of institutions. ... read more »
Howard Presents Woman in STEM Researcher of the Year Award
June 11, 2015
Dr. Cynthia Winston-Proctor, Dr. Paula M. Whetsel-Ribeau, Dr. Georgia M. Dunston, Dr. Kimberly Jones, and Dr. Sonya T. Smith. PHOTO: Leshell Hatley HU ADVANCE-IT presented its Woman in STEM Researcher of the Year Award to Dr. ... read more »
STEM Majors Awarded $25,000 Per Year for College
June 11, 2015
Morgan Grayned, Buick Achiever from Hampton University. WASHINGTON (NNPA) – When Morgan Grayned opened the envelope from the Buick Achievers’ scholarship program and learned that she would receive $24,000 a year to attend college, ... read more »
CDU’s 31st Commencement
June 11, 2015
Messages to the Class of 2015  Keynote Speaker, Dr. Terrence James Roberts, Little Rock 9 Encourages Students to Get to Know Themselves.  When the Charles R. ... read more »
Entrepreneur, philanthropist who inspired Will Smith film to speak at Cal State L.A. commencement
June 11, 2015
Christopher Gardner Christopher Gardner, whose story is featured in “Pursuit of Happyness,” to deliver keynote address to College of Business and Economics graduates on June 12 Christopher Gardner, ... read more »
A Call to Curb Expansion of Charter Schools in Black Communities
May 28, 2015
WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Parents, students and advocates for strong neighborhood schools continue to pressure civic leaders to end the expansion of charter and contract schools in Black and Latino communities across the nation. ... read more »
Congressman John Lewis tells Hampton University Graduates to ‘Get in the Way’
May 21, 2015
Hampton University graduates celebrate their accomplishments.     On May 10, Hampton University’s Armstrong Stadium was filled with sunny skies overhead and wide smiles inside for the University’s 145th Annual Commencement ceremony.  ... read more »
Xavier University Of Louisiana Announces New President
May 21, 2015
HBCU Educator Dr. C. Reynold Verret Elected on Proven Record of Leadership (Dr. C. Reynold Verret) The Board of Trustees of Xavier University of Louisiana recently announced that it has unanimously elected Dr. ... read more »
CSU Dominguez Hills to Bestow Honorary Doctorate on Actor, Humanitarian Forest Whitaker
May 14, 2015
Academy Award-winning actor and renowned social activist Forest Whitaker will return to his hometown of Carson on May 16 to receive an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters from California State University, ... read more »
West Basin Recognizes Local Students for Water Conservation Artwork
May 14, 2015
More than 400 entries submitted to art contest illustrates vital water conservation messages On April 27,  the West Basin Municipal Water District (West Basin) Board of Directors presented awards to 15 grand prize and honorable mention winners to local students for the annual “Water is Life” Student Art Contest. ... read more »
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